DonorsChoose Supports Cleveland Teacher Academy Students

Cleveland Teacher Academy students receive book donations from DonorsChoose

From left to right: Cleveland School District sophomore Shaleiyah Jackson, freshman Alyssa Evans, sophomore Taniya Williams and freshman Jaliyah Thompson show off copies of books donated to their Cleveland Career Development and Technology Center Teacher Academy class by DonorsChoose in the fall semester. The students received copies of Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption and R.J. Palacio’s Wonder. The books were used as additional instructional resources for their studies of diverse learners and the history of American education. Specifically, the two books provided valuable lessons about issues many Americans face daily.


Connections is the magazine for K-12 career and technical education (CTE) in Mississippi. The biannual publication features students, educators, schools, and organizations from approximately 50 career pathways across 16 career clusters. This Mississippi Department of Education publication is produced by the Research and Curriculum Unit at Mississippi State University. Issues are disseminated in print and electronic forms in May and December each year.

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